The 1919 Massillon Tigers football season was their last season in existence. The Tigers 1918 season was cancelled due to the outbreak of World War I and the Spanish flu pandemic. The team would be represented by Ralph Hay at the formation of the National Football League in 1920, however the league was unable to find a buyer for the Tigers.

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1919 Massillon Tigers season
Head Coach Bob Nash
Home Field Hospital Grounds Stadium
Record 6-3-1
Place No divisions
Playoff Finish No playoffs
Previous season Next season
1917 N/A

The Tigers posted a 6-3-1 record in 1919.


Game Date Opponent Result
1 October 5, 1919 Youngstown Patricians W 27-0
2 October 12, 1919 Cleveland Indians[1] W 3-0
3 October 19, 1919 at Detroit Heralds W 17-0
4 October 28, 1919 at Akron Indians W 9-6
5 November 11, 1919 Akron Indians W 13-6
6 November 14, 1919 at Cleveland Indians L 3-0
7 November 16, 1919 at Canton Bulldogs L 23-0
8 November 18, 1919 Dayton Triangles T 0-0
9 November 25, 1919 at Cleveland Indians[2] W 7-0
10 November 26, 1919 at Canton Bulldogs[3] L 10-0

Game notesEdit

  1. Game was supposed to be against the New York Brickley Giants, however the team folded due to issues with New York's blue laws and would not reappear until 1921.
  2. Thanksgiving Classic
  3. Final game of the Bulldogs-Tigers rivialry.


1919 in pro footballv · d · e
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Akron Buffalo
Canton Rochester

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